26 Fairmount Avenue

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26 Fairmount Avenue
26 Fairmount Ave Book Cover.jpg
Author Tomie dePaola
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's
Published 1999 (Putnam)
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 64 p
ISBN 0-399-23246-X
OCLC 38550527
813/.54 B 21
LC Class PS3554.E11474 Z473 1999

26 Fairmount Avenue (ISBN 0-399-23246-X) is a 1999 children's novel by Tomie dePaola that won a Newbery Honor.

Plot[edit]

The book deals with the early life of Tomie dePaola. He has just moved to a new house in Connecticut and the 1938 hurricane has just hit. Tomie expresses unhappiness for seeing Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the theatres.

Continuity[edit]

Characters such as Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs, introduced in other dePaola books, are present in this book.

Books in this Series[edit]

  • 26 Fairmount Avenue (Newbery Honor Book, 2000)
  • Here We All Are
  • On My Way.
  • What a Year!
  • Things Will Never be the Same (The War Years)
  • I'm Still Scared (The War Years)
  • Why? (The War Years)
  • For the Duration (The War Years)

See also[edit]